August 30, 2012

Clegg Is a Joke, But Cameron Is to Blame

Iain Martin, Daily Telegraph

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Nick Clegg is a very lucky man. Traditionally, the leader of the third party at Westminster can only pontificate piously from the sidelines. Mr Clegg, on the other hand, gets to do it from inside government.

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